Features, Opinion & Analysis

24 hours ago | November 11, 2019

Editorial Comment: Do more to perfect the tobacco system

The 16 percent decline in farmers who have registered to grow tobacco in Zimbabwe’s 2019-2020 farming season has ...

Sanctions: It’s time to hit back at US and its puppets

The world over, nations have been faced with moments to decide, in direct response to either historical, present or ...

Currency reforms can work if Zimbabweans want them to

Today, the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) starts the process of injecting new notes into the financial system to improve ...

Wanted: Shelters at bus terminuses

Disrupted, disorderly and messy beyond repair sheds welcome commuters at Copacabana bus terminus in the capital.

Jumbo-sized blow for Sadc ivory trade push

A worldwide offensive by SADC countries to push for ivory trade hit a brick wall after UK antique dealers failed in an ...

Unpacking the Child Justice Bill

In June 2019, a “layman’s draft” of the proposed Child Justice Bill was released by the Ministry of Justice, Legal and ...

Why UN financial crisis will hurt Africans more than anyone else

The United Nations might run out of cash to meet its commitments by November. The organisation is facing a US$1,7 ...

Locking resources into a sustainable future

Whenever you talk about the liberation struggle in Zimbabwe, few men stand out for their iron-clad conviction, resolute ...

3 days ago | November 9, 2019

Editorial Comment: New farming season: Let’s all play ball

The rainy season is upon us. By that token, the 2019-2020 summer cropping season is about to start in earnest.

Empowered chiefs’ wives raring to go

Distinguishable by her white apostolic sect regalia, Mrs Esther Tafira, wife to headman Gora of Mubaira Ward 6, sat ...

How touts eke a living

The rise in kombi fares is sweet music to touts, as their earnings depend on a particular fare being charged by commuter ...

‘The Mizzy’ shortlisted for TS Eliot Prize

Paul Farley’s fifth collection “The Mizzy”, shortlisted for the TS Eliot prize, is full of characteristic encounters ...

Milad-un-Nabi: Marking Prophet Muhammad’s birth anniversary

Milad-un-Nabi is an annual celebration to mark the birth anniversary of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad.

Ben Lerner’s ‘Topeka School’ in a class of its own

Near the beginning of Ben Lerner’s third novel, a teenager named Adam Gordon creeps into what he thinks is his ...

4 days ago | November 8, 2019

EDITORIAL COMMENT: Govt, junior doctors must end impasse

In an article titled, “Health is politics on a grand scale,” Boston University’s Dr Sandro Galea makes a bold statement ...